Kelowna Wins bid for 2026 BC Summer Games

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On Wednesday, July 28, Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, announced that Kelowna had won the right to host the 2026 BC Summer Games. From July 23 - 26, 2026, Kelowna will welcome over 4,000 athletes, coaches, support personnel, and families to our city for the biennual multisport competition…

When it Matters Most Kelowna Retains Top Spot as Mid-Size City for Sport Hosting

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For the second year in a row, Kelowna has been nationally recognized by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) as the top mid-size city (population 50,000 – 150,000) in Canada for sport hosting. The award recognizes the collaboration between the City of Kelowna and Tourism Kelowna on attracting national championships and international competitions hosted in 2019 and those awarded for 2020 and beyond…

Update on Kelowna Sports and Events

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In the interest of public health and safety due to COVID-19, sports leagues, events, and festivals around the world have been postponed indefinitely or cancelled outright. As per the direction of BC Public Health, several events in Kelowna have been cancelled…